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Christie’s: Top Lot of Post-War & Contemporary Evening Sale

Christie’s is honored to lead its May 10 Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art with Jean-Michel Basquiat’s explosive tour de force, Untitled, 1982, which is estimated to realize in excess of $40 million. Executed in Modena, Italy [...]
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The 15 Most Influential Art World Cities of 2015

There are many ways to take stock of influence in the art world—critical reception, popularity, and market prowess are among them. As the art world continues to expand, that becomes all the more difficult. We’re in a moment of regionalization—with [...]
The Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art in Prato

Becoming a Gallerist at Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art, Prato

After the success of “Collector”, which was the first course in Italy on collecting contemporary art, The Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art in Prato organizes “Essere Gallerista” (Becoming a Gallerist). The intensive course focuses [...]

Sotheby’s “Bear Witness”

For one week this March, Sotheby’s galleries in New Bond Street hosted Bear Witness, an extraordinary collection of contemporary art and curious artefacts. Open to all and with estimates ranging from £20 to £2 million, Bear Witness  will [...]

Tracey Emin’s Installation “My Bed” Will Be Shown Again at Tate

Tracey Emin’s installation work My Bed will be shown again at Tate after its new owner agreed to lend it for at least ten years. It was shown at Tate Britain in the exhibition for the 1999 Turner Prize, for which Emin was shortlisted. German [...]

Christie’s Presents Tracey Emins “My Bed”

On 1 July, Christie’s will offer one of the most iconic works from the YBA movement, Tracey Emin’s “My Bed”, 1998, in the Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction, London. Building on Christie’s recent success with [...]
Lucio Fontana "Tagli"

Sotheby’s: Milan Modern & Contemporary Art Sale, Part I

A sort of standing ovation for Lucio Fontana: the tribute presented by the Milan Modern and Contemporary Art department and representing his entire artistic production, with important works of different media and datation, was widely appreciated [...]
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Number 5 (Elegant Lady)

Jackson Pollock’s “Number 5” at Christie’s New York on Sale in May

Christie‘s is delighted to be entrusted with the sale of the Jackson Pollock masterpiece Number 5 (Elegant Lady, 1951) from the E.ON art collection (estimate: $15 – 20 million). With this sale E. ON, which has been an important patron of [...]

Andy Warhol’s Works To Highlight Sotheby’s Evening Auction of Contemporary Art in New York

Sotheby’s Evening Auction of Contemporary Art on 14 May 2014 will feature a unique group of Six Self Portraits by Andy Warhol that are among the final and greatest works the artist ever created. Executed in 1986 – 20 years after the [...]
Ai Weiwei
"Map of China" (2009)

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Presents Contemporary Asian Art Spring Sales 2014

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Spring Sale 2014 will take place from 4 to 8 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Contemporary Asian Art category will present a series of important works in two sales – 17 representative works [...]